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Chamisa calls for SADC intervention in Zimbabwe crisis - Fulltext

Text of speech by MDC leader Nelson Chamisa as prepared for delivery at a news conference in Harare on Tuesday, January 29:THE situation in the country has reached crisis levels. The country is curren...

By Nelson Chamisa | Published: 30 January 2019

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Legality of blocking the Internet simplified

TODAY, we discuss the legality of the recent shock total blockade of the Internet and subsequent limitation of service to the exclusion of social media sites Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Twitter, a...

By Miriam Tose Majome | Published: 19 January 2019

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Mnangagwa's govt has squandered immense goodwill

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) this week called a three-day stayaway to protest the government's decision to hike fuel prices amid a rapidly deteriorating economic environment and rising...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

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Zimbabwe protests: A tale of misery, sorrow

ERUPTING like a volcano that had lain dormant for several decades, the masses in Zimbabwe this week vented their anger on any object they came across - burning tyres, as well as barricading roads - th...

By Gumisai Nyoni | Published: 19 January 2019

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Zimbabweans need to find each other as a nation

As we begin 2019, there are key lessons from the coup and Zimbabwe's post-coup experiences. The key lessons going forward relate to ethical leadership, public sector performance management, service de...

By Brian Kagoro | Published: 19 January 2019

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Command economics no longer hold sway

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced his Cabinet in September last year - following his hotly-disputed July 30 poll victory - there was generally wide approval from Zimbabweans.The reasons for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 January 2019

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Delta debacle: Dialogue key

The debacle between Government and Delta Corporation over the latter's announcement that it intended to price its products in foreign currency, brings to the fore the dire need for a social contract b...

By Africa Moyo | Published: 06 January 2019

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Mnangagwa's ministers fail 2018 ratings

As Zimbabweans waved goodbye to 2018 yesterday, and awaited with much trepidation the dawn of the new year, in the light of the country's deepening economic woes, the Daily News - as per its rich annu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 January 2019

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Building Africa's scientific talent

Ten years ago, South African physicist Neil Turok made a bold prediction: the world's next Einstein will be from Africa. A decade later, it is worth considering whether the continent is any closer to ...

By Daniel Mundeva | Published: 01 January 2019

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2018 did not inspire hope for 2019

Today marks the end of 2018 and what a dramatic year it has been. It started off full of promise and hope coming just six weeks after departure of former President Robert Mugabe.There was renewed hope...

By Tapiwa Gomo | Published: 31 December 2018

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Chamisa desperate for Mnangagwa talks

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has described 2018 as very difficult following the death of the opposition party's founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai and a controversial election in July.Chamisa (NC...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

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Re-dollarisation of economy: Wrong turn for Zimbabwe

There is an effervescence in the economy - an imperceptible but definite shift towards re- dollarisation of the economy.Initially a trickle, this will soon turn into a mighty tide in one direction –...

By Joseph Mverecha | Published: 30 December 2018

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Zimbabwean students fall prey to scammers

What began as a dream to hone their skills and knowledge in international capitals of the world such as Beijing has turned out to be a living nightmare for many Zimbabwean students.Duped out of their ...

By Fatima Bulla | Published: 30 December 2018

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'Mthuli Ncube's budget is a waste of time'

IT is a great pleasure to debate the 2019 national budget.  This budget, Honourable Speaker Sir, could not have come at a time of greater fragility and greater vulnerability of our country.The ec...

By Tendai Biti | Published: 23 December 2018

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Why Beitbridge should fit into National Ports Authority scope

The quest to boost productivity in industries and to grow the national economy has seen Zimbabwe, like any other progressive nation in the world, coming up with a raft of measures to remove trade barr...

By Thupeyo Muleya | Published: 21 December 2018

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Who is fooling who on unity govt?

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, not once but twice, last week, ruled out forming a government of national unity (GNU) with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa.On the other hand, Chamisa continues to push f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 December 2018

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Exchange control is the central problem facing Zimbabwe at present

BY introducing exchange control via the Reserve Bank, the State has done the following:     Created a system to ‘sweep’ some US$3 billion in direct foreign earnings into the no...

By Eddie Cross | Published: 19 December 2018

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August 1 massacre commander's promotion raises stink

Presidential Guard commander Anselem Nhamo Sanyatwe's recent promotion to the rank of Major-General before the release of the results of the commission of inquiry (COI) into the August 1 shooting rais...

By Editorial - newsday | Published: 19 December 2018

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The West judges Zimbabwe differently

The Western world judges Zimbabwe at a higher standard than it does other African countries, and that's not entirely a bad thing.The temptation is to demand that the European Union (EU) and the United...

By newZWire | Published: 17 December 2018

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Chamisa is THE problem

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is no longer a factor in solving Zimbabwe's problems and neither is he worthy talking to over governance. He is a waste of time. For President Mnangagwa to dialogue ...

By Isdore Guvamombe | Published: 17 December 2018

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Which fundamentals require attention?

There is a real sense of despair in the country. Perhaps it is a left over from the heady days when we celebrated the final departure of former President Robert Mugabe from office and welcomed a 'new'...

By Eddie Cross | Published: 10 December 2018

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Is Zimbabwe ebuilding or establishing a new economy?

THE struggle to figure a way forward continues. The fire-fighting approach is the order of the day. Despite the various economic policy directions by the government, there is lack of clarity on where ...

By Tapiwa Gomo | Published: 10 December 2018

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MDC - Zanu-PF talks would cost Mnangagwa the economy

The unwelcome subject of another unity government keeps being foisted on Zimbabweans by the distractive opposition MDC-Alliance of Nelson Chamisa.  It makes no difference that they want to disgui...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2018

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Digital tax headache for small economies

Taxation of digital services like Facebook, e-Commerce, cloud services, video streaming, Twitter and Google advertising is a complex global problem.Countries like Zimbabwe, which are beneficiaries but...

By Dr Dennis Magaya | Published: 09 December 2018

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Daylight robbery of pricing at 4:1, but giving change at 1:1

As economic recovery measures are implemented, let's discuss this wrong mentality - yes, wrong - that nothing works until everything works because in real life there are no quick and easy fixes.For on...

By Conway Tutani | Published: 07 December 2018
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